Five-time defending Pac-12 champion Stanford was voted by the conference's coaches as the favorite to win a sixth straight Pac-12 Conference title.
Stanford, which collected all five available first-place votes, totaled 25 points. Washington was second with 19 points and followed by Oregon State (17), which picked up the remaining first-place vote. California (13), UCLA (11) and San Diego State (5) rounded out the poll.
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Four of those returning starters earned spots on the 11-member Preseason All-Pac-12 squad in Tanner Beason, Logan Panchot, Zach Ryan and Andrew Thomas. Stanford's four selections led all schools.
Stanford's regular-season home opener is on Monday, Sept. 9 at 7 p.m. against No. 25 UC Irvine. The Cardinal hosts Pacific in an exhibition match at 7 p.m. Friday.
The Cardinal has posted a 44-6-10 (.817) record at home over the past five seasons with a Goals Against Average of 0.53.